All you need to know: April 1, 2018

All you need to know: April 1, 2018

A quick glance at the top news of the day:

1. IPL: Dinesh Karthik confident he can emulate Gautam Gambhir at Kolkata Knight Riders

Dinesh Karthik on Sunday acknowledged that he has an onerous task of replacing a very successful Gautam Gambhir but asserted that he has it in him to steer Kolkata Knight Riders to at least the IPL Play-offs and get the best out of his side. Read full report

2. Diesel price at all-time peak, petrol hits 4-year high after 18 paise per litre increase

Petrol price on Sunday hit a four-year high of Rs 73.73 a litre while diesel rates touched an all-time high of Rs 64.58 in the national capital, renewing calls for the government to cut excise tax rates. Read full report

3. J&K: Three jawans martyred, 11 Hizbul-LeT terrorists gunned down in twin encounters at Shopian

Terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir suffered a major setback as 11 terrorists were gunned down in counter-insurgency operations in three different areas in which three Army jawans and two civilians were also killed. Read full report

4. Kuch to karan hoga ki villain anth me maara jaata hai: UP police trolls criminals on April Fool's Day

Giving a glimpse of its funnier side on April Fool`s Day, the Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday trolled criminals with a Bollywood-style tweet on the social media platform. Read full report

5. Lessons from Doklam: Indian troops increase patrolling at India, China and Myanmar tri-junction

Indian troops deployed along the Sino-India border in the Himalayan range of the Arunachal sector have increased their patrolling at a tri-junction of India, China and Myanmar. Read full report